Port Said

  • Egypt: Violent protests erupt in Port Said March 3, 2013

    Cairo: A police station was set on fire in Port Said after protesters clashed with the police. The incident took place when the protesters tried to stop a police car from passing through a blockade. Five people were also injured in the incident. Activists accused police of using excessive force in...
  • Police and protesters clash in Egypt, army sent to Suez January 26, 2013

    Cairo: Egyptian protesters scuffled with police in Cairo on January 26 and troops were deployed in Suez after nine people were shot dead in nationwide protests against President Mohamed Mursi, exposing deep rifts two years after Hosni Mubarak was ousted. After a day of clashes on January 25, tension remained high...